Eliminated Plastic Bags

Plastic bags given out at grocery stores and beyond are not readily recyclable, nor are they biodegradable. Plastic bags can also cause harm to wildlife.

Why this Matters

For My Organization

Eliminating plastic bags is a simple step that carries significant benefits for the environment. Plastic bags are easily replaced with compostable paper bags.

For New Orleans

All communities benefit from eliminating plastic bags as this reduces waste.

Resources

Cost

Cost of alternative bags
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39 Organizations with the Eliminated Plastic Bags indicator.